Diane Black

  • Thumbnail To start off the fall semester, the Cultural Affairs Committee at Millersville will present, “Albert Einstein: The Practical Bohemian,” featuring Ed Metzger, Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 7 p.m. In “Albert Einstein; The Practical Bohemian,” Metzger portrays the human side of Einstein; the original absent-minded professor, confused and troubled father, outspoken protestor against war, philosopher […]

  • Thumbnail What if there is a fire in your building or a lockdown on campus? What if severe weather strikes, leaving Millersville’s campus covered in snow? In the event of an emergency on campus or a weather-related delay or cancellation, make sure you are signed up to receive MU Alert, the campus cell phone text messaging […]

  • Thumbnail Millersville University students, faculty and staff can now search nearly all University library resources from a single search box. The state system has been working with EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) for more than a decade and Millersville recently chose the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) as its unifying library search solution. The University’s new “Library Search” service […]

  • Thumbnail Dr. Jeffrey W. Wimer, wellness and sport sciences, recently traveled to Cambodia as a representative of Millersville University to participate in a National Science Foundation supported Chautauqua short course for college teachers sponsored by the University of Texas at Austin.  The goal of the Chautauqua program is to allow invited scholars to stay current, while […]

  • Thumbnail In an unexpected turn of events during the Spanish graduate program’s traditional Gala Farewell Dinner, eight master’s students, six of whom graduated in August and two who will graduate in December, presented the foreign languages department with a framed photograph of El Greco’s “View of Toledo,” as well as a framed poem by Antonio Machado, […]

  • Thumbnail When classes started on August 30, in addition to the new students, there were also several new faculty and staff members on campus.  The following is a list of new employees, new positions for employees and a couple of the major searches taking place. Band Director Joshua Decker has been named director of the Millersville University […]

  • Thumbnail Seamus Mulryan , educational foundations, has recently published a review of James Page’s Peace Education: Exploring Ethical and Philosophical Foundations. The review can be found in Education Review at http://www.edrev.info/reviews/rev960.pdf. Dr. Mark Snyder , industry & technology, recently received the Fred J. Hartman Service Award from the International Graphic Arts Education Association (IGAEA). The award recognizes “devoted service over many years to […]

  • September 6 – October 7 Art Exhibit: Darlene Farris-Labar Sykes Gallery, Breidenstine Hall This art exhibit features sculpture work and drawings by Darlene Farris-Labar. The exhibition will run from September 6 until October 7, 2010 at Sykes Gallery, located in Breidenstine Hall. A lunchtime lecture for the exhibit will be held Monday, September 13, at noon. This […]

  • ThumbnailThis issue of the Exchange features Richard A. Glenn, department chair and professor of government and political affairs at Millersville. Q: How long have you been working at Millersville University? How long have you been department chair? A: I am starting my 16th year.  I have been chair for eight years. Q: What are your favorite […]

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  • Diane Black wrote a new post, HR News, on the site The Exchange 6 years, 11 months ago

    ThumbnailProfessional Development & Training Learn a new topic, take a refresher, or use as a reference tool! The Office of Human Resources is committed to providing you with valuable training and is excited to announce the availability of MindLeaders e-Learning courses. These courses are available through the Internet from both your home and the office. Titles include Building […]

  • Diane Black wrote a new post, 8/19/10 Activities, on the site The Exchange 7 years ago

    Thumbnail Dr. Sandra Deemer , educational foundations, recently had two publications featured in the Educational Psychology Reader: The Art and Science of How People Learn. The first is titled “Using Action Research Methodology to Unite Theory and Practice.” The second, co-authored with Dr. Laurie Hanich, educational foundations, is titled “Teaching Educational Psychology Online: An Examination of Student Motivation and Learning […]

  • Thumbnail U.S. News & World Report, in its annual college rankings issued for 2011, announced that Millersville University ranked 67 in the category of Best Regional Universities – in the North region. Millersville shares the 67 th slot with seven other universities. Millersville was the highest ranked among the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities […]

  • Thumbnail Nearly eight months ago, the strongest earthquake in the Caribbean, since 1770, hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti. After the initial shock on Jan. 12 and the subsequent 33 aftershocks, three million people were in need of emergency aid, 1.5 million were left homeless and more than 200,000 were reported dead. Over 280,000 residences and commercial buildings either […]

  • Thumbnail As part of orientation, Millersville’s freshman tour of Lancaster City is scheduled for Saturday, August 28, from 1-4 p.m. “We see it as an opportunity for students to begin connecting with their new environment,” said Kelly Duncan, assistant director of student programs at Millersville. “The Millersville community extends beyond the boundaries of our University. We want […]

  • Diane Black wrote a new post, Look Out for Poison!, on the site The Exchange 7 years ago

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    Poison ivy seems to be a lot more prevalent this year. Millersville’s Dr. Chris Hardy, biology, talks about the itchy stuff.  

  • Thumbnail The Anchor will open on August 25 in time for freshman orientation.  The Anchor, a 14,500-square-foot facility in Gordinier, includes a seating area for more than 160 students, wireless Internet access and a convenience retail store complete with a made-to-order food station. Temporary equipment and furnishings will be installed by the opening date to be […]

  • Diane Black wrote a new post, Where to Eat, on the site The Exchange 7 years ago

    Thumbnail The newest eating location on campus, The Anchor, located on the ground floor of Gordinier Hall, will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. beginning August 30.  Gordy’s, the former convenience store, will now be part of The Anchor, and Turkey Hill Ice Cream will be served from the “Java […]

  • Thumbnail Millersville University’s outreach program, Nonprofit Resource Network (NRN), will host an event at Millersville University-Lancaster, 42 N. Prince Street, on September 2 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the third-floor Salon. The NRN will host the free networking event for nonprofit and business leaders, in partnership with the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Leadership Lancaster and the Duke […]

  • Diane Black wrote a new post, Deb Miller, on the site The Exchange 7 years ago

    Thumbnail This issue of the Exchange features Deb Miller, office manager of the University Communications and Marketing (UC&M) office. Miller has been with the University for 21 years. Q: What are you responsibilities as office manager for UC&M? A: I manage administrative operations for the office including the coordination of the student photography team and freelancers, […]

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